Architecture Master’s Degree Program (Thesis)

İstanbul Kültür University Department of Architecture is structured within the framework of providing the individual with the responsibility and skill of thinking, questioning, seeking answers and restructuring to the individual who will continue his life-long architectural education. It aims to educate researchers and practitioners who are equipped with the necessary knowledge in the context of theory and practice in the graduate programs that will form the continuation of this understanding of education. In addition to gaining the ability to conduct research with scientific methods, it aims to provide the ability to access information, evaluate and interpret the information. In this respect, training the graduates who are required at national and international level, equipped with advanced technology, modern art and advanced knowledge are the primary objectives of the program.

İKÜ Architecture Master’s Degree Program is a 2-year thesis program and consists of 5 different fields under a single program.

  • ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
  • CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
  • URBAN DESIGN
  • HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND RESTORATION
  • ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING

Period of Study
Program with Thesis: 2 Academic Years (4 Semesters)

  • Medium of instruction is Turkish.
  • The program is a master’s degree program with thesis.
  • Architecture Master’s Degree Program consists of 120 ECTS.
  • 4-year undergraduate architecture graduates can apply to the Architecture Master’s Degree Program. Graduates of the 4-year Interior Architecture, Civil Engineering, City and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Industrial Design, Art History, Conservation and Restoration of Movable Cultural Heritage and Archeology undergraduate programs can also apply to the program.
  • For students who do not graduate from the related department, a "Preparatory Program" with a content and duration to be determined by the Department may be required.
  • In order to graduate, students must prepare “Master's Thesis” in addition to the normal course load.
  • In order to apply to the program, it is required to take the ALES exam and get a minimum score of 55 from the quantitative score type.

Program Opening Periods:

Applications to the program are accepted twice a year in the Fall and Spring semesters.

İstanbul Kültür University Department of Architecture is structured within the framework of providing the individual with the responsibility and skill of thinking, questioning, seeking answers and restructuring to the individual who will continue his life-long architectural education. It aims to educate researchers and practitioners who are equipped with the necessary knowledge in the context of theory and practice in the graduate programs that will form the continuation of this understanding of education. The aim of the master’s degree program with thesis is to provide the ability to access information, evaluate and interpret the information. The main objective of the whole program is to provide qualified graduates who are equipped with advanced technology, modern art and advanced knowledge needed in national and international level as well as gaining the ability to conduct research with scientific methods.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Esin KASAPOĞLU
Department Head

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GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR APPLICATION TO ALL PROGRAMS

During the application candidates must bring the following: 

  • Copy of Diploma or Temporary Graduation Certificate,
  • Copy of Transcript,
  • Copy of ALES Certificate,
  • Certificate of Military Service Status (For male candidates),
  • 2 passport photos,
  • Copy of the Identity Card,
  • Copy of the Foreign Language Certificate for Ph.D. Programs,

 

During the final registration students must submit the following:

 

  • Certified copy of Diploma or Temporary Graduation Certificate,
  • Certified copy of Transcript,
  • ALES Certificate, (To be printed out at the Institute.)
  • Original of Military Service Status (For male candidates),
  • 6 passport photos,
  • Foreign Language Certificate for Ph.D. Programs, (To be printed out at the Institute)
  • The First installment of Tuition Fee,
İKÜ Department of Architecture
E-Mail n.semiz@iku.edu.tr
Tel 0212 498 4205
Address İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi Ataköy Campus 34156 Bakırköy - İstanbul